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Pocket Tool With Folding Blade And a Bottle Opener. JUST THE ESSENTIALS - what more could you want?
Pocket Tool With Folding Blade And a Bottle Opener. JUST THE ESSENTIALS - what more could you want?
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The Must-Have Pocket Tool / Wootz EDC

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It's not easy to find the perfect pocket tool with a side clip, folding blade, and a bottle opener. Around 18 months ago we challenged ourselves to create a tool that would be light, practical and affordable. 

The Wootz EDC is the ideal tool for any adventure where weight and space are a consideration. Its versatility makes it a must-have companion for every adventurer, or eighter you’re just grilling in the backyard with a cold one.

It's manufactured from the highest-carbon stainless steel and weighs just 1.9 ounces or 55 grams. The Wootz EDC handles common BBQ functions in a pleasing, easy to handle shape.

440c Stainless Steel
440c Stainless Steel
Beer anyone?
Beer anyone?
Just the Essentials
Just the Essentials
      
Recent Media Coverage
Recent Media Coverage
Cracking Open A Cold One With The Boys > Tag Your Friends <
Cracking Open A Cold One With The Boys > Tag Your Friends <
                           
                                                        
One-hand opening & easy to open and shut
One-hand opening & easy to open and shut
Handy bottle opener to crack open a cold one with the boys :D
Handy bottle opener to crack open a cold one with the boys :D
                    
Titanium Nitride Coating - Pure Awesomeness
Titanium Nitride Coating - Pure Awesomeness
Type, coating and handle material choice details will be collected after the campaign ends
Type, coating and handle material choice details will be collected after the campaign ends
Matte Black with Carbon Fiber Scale
Matte Black with Carbon Fiber Scale
Grey with Hardwood Scale
Grey with Hardwood Scale
By pledging, you have the option to customize a color combination that matches your style. Once the campaign is over, we'll collect your color choices in a survey
By pledging, you have the option to customize a color combination that matches your style. Once the campaign is over, we'll collect your color choices in a survey
                    

THE WOOTZ EDC IDEA

Wootz EDC (Every Day Carry) founders wished to reduce the amount of gear you would need when heading into the wild, knowing that every ounce on your back becomes a kilogram when carried over the distance. We began with a simple keychain as a jumping-off point but also wanted to design a tool that would handle every step when preparing a meal around the campfire. 

Every function of the Wootz EDC had to work great in its own right. For durability, stainless steel 440C was a perfect choice.

Keep things slick while getting more than just a traditional money clip
Keep things slick while getting more than just a traditional money clip
Cracking Open A Cold One With The Boys > Tag Your Friends <
Cracking Open A Cold One With The Boys > Tag Your Friends <
                                                      

DESIGN  

After 18 months of design work and hundreds of different prototypes, the Wootz EDC was born. Wootz EDC makes a unique gear, based on our love for barbeque and beer. 

Whether you are backpacking around the world or spending a day in the woods, we want to be with you. 

Our team consists of curios-minded mavericks, creating unique products that are practical, functional and aesthetically pleasing in the real world. 

3D CAD drawings along with 2D dimensions
3D CAD drawings along with 2D dimensions
Computer-aided design and drafting
Computer-aided design and drafting

SPECIFICATIONS  

  • Light Weight: 1.9oz (55 g)
  • Blade Length: 2.3in (5.5 cm)
  • Blade Thickness: 0.09in (2.3 mm)
  • Open Body Length: 5.5in (14 cm)
  • Handle Length: 3in (8 cm)
  • Closed Width: 0.8in (2.2 cm)
  • Body Materials: 440C heat treated stainless steel 
  • Hardness: 58-60HRC 
  • Color: Grey, Matte Black 
  • Lock: Linerlock

Some of our valued early members have suggested a Tanto blade option for their Wootz EDC. We loved this idea so much we went back to the drawing board and designed, sketched and modelled a Tanto version as seen above. Due to the production schedule, we have decided to introduce the Tanto design as a stretch goal for our campaign.

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Risks and challenges

Wootz Design started off as a hobby when two like-minded and artistic friends started to make various projects together. Our goal is to produce enough Wootz EDC pocket tools to move up to a better CNC machine so we can make them out of other exotic metals and hopefully produce them at a cheaper price than possible now. We also have other prototype pocket tools made of aluminum that need to be made out of Titanium due to the work they perform. So hopefully this project is a success and you all can see what else we have dreamed up.
We promise you will love it. :)

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    1×EDC | Early Bird

    One Wootz EDC pocket tool ($25USD)

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    3×EDC | Triple Deal

    Get three Wootz EDC pocket tools ($75USD)

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    7×EDC | Team Bundle SUPER DEAL!

    Get seven Wootz EDC (THE BEST DEAL $99USD)

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    7×EDC | Team bundle

    Get seven Wootz EDC ($175)

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    7×EDC | Custom engraved handle

    Get seven Wootz EDC with custom engraved handle ($199USD)

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    Supper Early Bird | Pledge 2 Get 1 FREE!

    Get a total of three Wootz EDC ($49USD)

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